For some people, strict diets and elaborate weight-loss programs can feel like taking a shot in the dark rather than a plan for actual personal improvement. They can be expensive, time-consuming, impersonal and ultimately ineffective.
What you should know about folic acid and folate and how they affect your body.
IRMC offers Why Weight program for weight management
Chronic diseases can profoundly impact all you do, but the appropriate therapeutic tools and lifestyle changes can improve your quality of life
Staff members hope to point area residents in a healthy direction
NRG Keystone Power Station wants to promote a healthy workforce
Prudential has been around for more than 140 years. The company, headquartered in Newark, New Jersey, has approximately 20,000 employees in the U.S. and 40,000 worldwide.
The '200 Days of Fitness' wellness challenge provided real results to dedicated participants
One of the most common complaints I hear in my primary care practice is about the struggle with trying to lose weight. We live in a culture so food-oriented, it's difficult to convince people to adopt the lifestyle changes necessary to achieve and maintain a normal weight. Unlike other addictions, where you can say “I’ll never take another drink, or take another puff on a cigarette,” one can never say “I’ll never eat another bite.” This is the great dilemma with controlled eating. However, it's possible to lose weight without depriving yourself.
Taking 10 minutes to complete an HRA can improve your quality of life
Judy and Doug Darling take advantage of new program that makes weight loss achievable
School disctrict participants see stellar results
Ontario County’s Mark Shannon talks mountain biking thrills and shares his favorite trails in Ontario County.
If your weight loss has hit a plateau, there are some simple ways you can restart it.
Follow easy strategies to get your heart health on the right track, starting today.
In honor of National Mediterranean Diet Month in May, dine on delicious, fresh foods inspired by this heart-healthy diet.
Teacher Julie Opalka shares how she manages to stay motivated through the long, cold winter months.
Our fitness expert, ISSA-certified trainer Spenser Nobles, shows you four moves to get your arms ready for their warm-weather reveal.
Yoga students and instructors say people are dropping their preconceived notions about yoga being a mostly spiritual or even religious experience, and waking up the fact it can be a great way to build strength and release stress, all while working up a sweat.
We are approaching what are probably the most common “cheat” eating days—the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. By planning ahead and following a few simple tips, you can resist overindulging during the holidays, and beyond.
It’s what’s inside that counts. Some kids go the whole day without eating lunch at school. And then there are students who eat junk food, and find their health—and schoolwork—stuffers. Check out nine fun and simple ways to zing up their lunches, and keep them full.
Your mind boggles at the potential of all the fresh produce that comes along with your CSA subscription. now, what are you supposed to do with it? About one-quarter of the CSA customers at Pinckney’s Produce drop their subscriptions every year because they don’t know what to do with the vegetables in their share, says owner urbie West. Sometimes people don’t even recognize the veggies in their bag. Don’t let a little thing like lack of knowledge stand in your way. Many CSAs offer tips and ideas through newsletters and recipe cards. Get online, ask some friends and experiment to find recipes that make your vegetables into super sides and even stars of the table. Here are some recipes and ideas to think outside the bushel.
Driven by a desire for healthier food that leaves less of an impact on the environment, farmers markets and produce subscriptions are spreading like sweet potato vine.
The early bird
For Michelle Presutti, healthy eating isn’t just about maintaining her weight. It’s about feeling better—much better.